What Are The Manual Handling Regulations

What are the Manual Handling Regulations? To give the Manual Handling Regulations it’s full title, it is The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 (as amended in 2002.) Or more commonly, the MHO regulations. What does the Manual Handling Regulations apply … Read More

What Is DSEAR?

  What is DSEAR? DSEAR stands for Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmosphere Regulations 2002. DSEAR places duties on employers and the self-employed to protect people in the workplace, and the public, from the risk of fire, explosion and the corrosion … Read More

COSHH Regulations 2002

  What are the COSHH regulations 2002, and how do you take control? The COSHH regulations 2002 cover substances that are hazardous to the health of workers or anybody who might come into contact with the activities of the company. … Read More

Guidance, Approved Codes of Practice (ACOPs) and Regulations

Guidance,  Approved Codes of Practice (ACOPs),  Regulations and how they relate to each other. The purpose of this article is to explain how guidance, codes of practice and regulations interact with each other. A lot of confusion surrounds this interaction, in particular what is classed as law and must be … Read More